An Anthology of Translations : Classical Chinese Literature: From Antiquity to the Tang Dynasty

John MINFORD (Editor), Shiu Ming Joseph LAU (Editor)

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Abstract

The summation of more than two thousand years of one of the world's most august literary traditions, this volume also represents the achievements of four hundred years of Western scholarship on China. The selections include poetry, drama, fiction, songs, biographies, and works of early Chinese philosophy and history rendered in English by the most renowned translators of classical Chinese literature: Arthur Waley, Ezra Pound, David Hawkes, James Legge, Burton Watson, Stephen Owen, Cyril Birch, A. C. Graham, Witter Bynner, Kenneth Rexroth, and others.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherColumbia University Press
Number of pages1248
ISBN (Print)9780231096775
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2002

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